MadSci Network: Cell Biology

Subject: Do cells have 'memory'?

Date: Mon Mar 19 00:59:23 2001
Posted by Markus
Grade level: grad (non-science) School: Grad
City: Aliso Viejo State/Province: CA Country: USA
Area of science: Cell Biology
ID: 984981563.Cb

Theoretically, cells in the brain are capable of retaining sensory experiences 
(memory), in the form of chemical interactions.  Though brain cells are 
differentiated from other cells in the body, they originate from the same basic 
(stem) cells.  So, wouldn't ALL cells have some form of memory?

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